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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is informing U.S. financial institutions that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body that establishes international standards to combat money laundering, counter the financing of terrorism, and combat weapons of…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) has completed a report on its assessment of whether to establish a process for the issuance of no-action letters in response to inquiries concerning the application of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and other anti-money laundering and…
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WASHINGTON—Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) Acting Director Michael Mosier today announced FinCEN’s delivery of two key requirements pursuant to the Anti-Money Laundering of 2020 (the “AML Act”), which includes the Corporate Transparency Act.  This special statement from the Acting…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today issued the first government-wide priorities for anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) policy (the “Priorities”), following consultation with other relevant Department of the Treasury offices, as…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) held a virtual ceremony today to honor the recipients of the 2021 FinCEN Director’s Law Enforcement Awards Program.  The annual program accepts nominations from all Federal, state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies, and…
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WASHINGTON — The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will host a special virtual FinCEN Innovation Hours Program on September 9, 2021, focusing on the important role of privacy-preserving principles in developing technical solutions that enhance financial services innovation while…
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The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is extending the deadline for its special monthly virtual FinCEN Innovation Hours Program on June 10, 2021, which will focus on the important role of underserved groups in developing technology to fight illicit financial activity and protect the…
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WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) today announced the renewal of its Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) that require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind shell companies used in all-cash purchases of residential real estate.  The GTOs are…
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[Updated May 10, 2021 to extend application deadline and eligibility criteria] WASHINGTON–The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will host a special monthly virtual FinCEN Innovation Hours Program on June 10, 2021, focusing on the important role of underserved groups in developing…